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!! Religious Leaders


A list of all real-life religious leaders and activists with their own page on this site. It's specifically intended for all people who preached, teached, founded or led a religion, not those who are just religious by faith and nothing more.

For Christianity, this means: monks, nuns, priests, reverends, saints, and popes.
For Islam, this means: imams and ayatollahs.
For Judaism, this means: rabbis.
For Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddishm, Taoism and Shintoism: priests, swamis, yogis, fakirs, gurus,...

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A list of all real-life religious leaders and activists with their own page on this site. It's specifically intended for all people who preached, teached, taught, founded or led a religion, not those who are just religious by faith and nothing more.

For *For Christianity, this means: monks, nuns, priests, reverends, saints, and popes.
For *For Islam, this means: imams and ayatollahs.
For *For Judaism, this means: rabbis.
For *For Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddishm, Buddhism, Taoism and Shintoism: priests, swamis, yogis, fakirs, gurus,...



* {{Creator/Confucius}}[[note]]It is controversial as to whether or not Confucianism is a religion or a philosophy. For the sake of simplicity, Confucius will be listed here.[[/note]]

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* {{Creator/Confucius}}[[note]]It Creator/{{Confucius}}[[note]]It is controversial as to whether or not Confucianism is a religion or a philosophy. For the sake of simplicity, Confucius will be listed here.[[/note]]



* {{UsefulNotes/Jesus}} (founder and central figure of Christianity)

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* {{UsefulNotes/Jesus}} UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} (founder and central figure of Christianity)



* {{Creator/Laozi}}[[note]]It is controversial as to whether or not Taoism is a religion or a philosophy. For the sake of simplicity, Laozi will be listed here too.[[/note]]

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* {{Creator/Laozi}}[[note]]It Creator/{{Laozi}}[[note]]It is controversial as to whether or not Taoism is a religion or a philosophy. For the sake of simplicity, Laozi will be listed here here, too.[[/note]]



* UsefulNotes/MartinLuther (founded Lutheranism and important figure of Protestantism)

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* UsefulNotes/MartinLuther (founded (founder of Lutheranism and important figure of Protestantism)



* UsefulNotes/JosephSmith (founded Mormonism or LDS movement)

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* UsefulNotes/JosephSmith (founded Mormonism Mormonism, or LDS movement)



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* Abraham (Important figure in Abrahamic religions)

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!! Religious Leaders
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* Abraham (Important figure (important prophet in all Abrahamic religions)



* Buddha (Founded Buddhism)
* John Calvin (Founded Calvinism)
* Creator/AleisterCrowley (Founded Thelema)
* Creator/{{Confucius}}[[note]]It is controversial as to whether or not Confucianism is a religion or a philosophy. For the sake of simplicity, Confucius will be listed here.[[/note]]
* The Dalai Lama

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* Buddha (Founded UsefulNotes/TheBuddha (founded Buddhism)
* John Calvin (Founded (founded Calvinism)
* Creator/AleisterCrowley (Founded (founded Thelema)
* Creator/{{Confucius}}[[note]]It {{Creator/Confucius}}[[note]]It is controversial as to whether or not Confucianism is a religion or a philosophy. For the sake of simplicity, Confucius will be listed here.[[/note]]
* The Dalai LamaUsefulNoted/TheDalaiLama (highest priest of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism)



* Mary Baker Eddy (Founded Christian Science)

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* Mary Baker Eddy (Founded (founded Christian Science)



* UsefulNotes/HenryVIII (Founded Anglicanism)
* Creator/LRonHubbard (Founded Scientology)
* UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} (Founder and Important figure in Christianity)
* Jim Jones

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* UsefulNotes/HenryVIII (Founded (founded Anglicanism)
* Creator/LRonHubbard (Founded (founded Scientology)
* UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} (Founder {{UsefulNotes/Jesus}} (founder and Important central figure in of Christianity)
* Jim JonesUsefulNotes/JimJones



* Ayatollah Khomeini
* Creator/{{Laozi}}[[note]]It is controversial as to whether or not Taoism is a religion or a philosophy. For the sake of simplicity, Laozi will be listed here too.[[/note]]

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* Ayatollah Khomeini
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* Creator/{{Laozi}}[[note]]It {{Creator/Laozi}}[[note]]It is controversial as to whether or not Taoism is a religion or a philosophy. For the sake of simplicity, Laozi will be listed here too.[[/note]]



* Martin Luther (Founded Lutheranism and Important figure of Protestantism)
* Moses (Important figure to all Abrahamic religions and founder of Ancient Judaism)

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* Martin Luther (Founded UsefulNotes/MartinLuther (founded Lutheranism and Important important figure of Protestantism)
* Moses (Important (important figure to all Abrahamic religions religions, and founder of Ancient Judaism)



* UsefulNotes/TheProphetMuhammad (Founded Islam)

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* UsefulNotes/TheProphetMuhammad (Founded (founded Islam)



* UsefulNotes/ThePope (Head of all Catholicism)

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* UsefulNotes/ThePope (Head (highest priest of all Roman Catholicism)



* Pythagoras (Founded his own cult)

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* Pythagoras (Founded (founded his own cult)



* UsefulNotes/TheRulersOfNorthKorea (Revered as gods by their people)

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* UsefulNotes/TheRulersOfNorthKorea (Revered (revered as gods by their people)



* Haile Selassie (Worshipped as a deity by Rastafarians, though not with his approval)
* Joseph Smith (Founded Mormonism or LDS movement)

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* Haile Selassie (Worshipped UsefulNotes/HaileSelassie (worshipped as a deity by Rastafarians, though not with his approval)
* Joseph Smith (Founded UsefulNotes/JosephSmith (founded Mormonism or LDS movement)


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* H.P. Blavatsky

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* H.P. BlavatskyUsefulNotes/HelenaBlavatsky


* Martin Luther King (Founded Lutheranism and Important figure of Protestantism)

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* Martin Luther King (Founded Lutheranism and Important figure of Protestantism)UsefulNotes/MartinLutherKingJr
* UsefulNotes/MalcolmX



* Martin Luther

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* Martin LutherLuther (Founded Lutheranism and Important figure of Protestantism)


* Desmond Tutu

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* Desmond TutuUsefulNotes/DesmondTutu


* UsefulNotes/PopeJuliusII


* UsefulNotes/PopeAlexanderVI


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* Abraham

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* AbrahamAbraham (Important figure in Abrahamic religions)



* Buddha
* John Calvin (founded Calvinism)
* Creator/AleisterCrowley

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* Buddha
Buddha (Founded Buddhism)
* John Calvin (founded (Founded Calvinism)
* Creator/AleisterCrowleyCreator/AleisterCrowley (Founded Thelema)



* Mary Baker Eddy

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* Mary Baker EddyEddy (Founded Christian Science)



* UsefulNotes/HenryVIII (founded Anglicanism)
* Creator/LRonHubbard
* UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}}

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* UsefulNotes/HenryVIII (founded (Founded Anglicanism)
* Creator/LRonHubbard
Creator/LRonHubbard (Founded Scientology)
* UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}}UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} (Founder and Important figure in Christianity)



* Martin Luther King

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* Martin Luther KingKing (Founded Lutheranism and Important figure of Protestantism)



* Creator/{{Laozi}}

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* Creator/{{Laozi}}Creator/{{Laozi}}[[note]]It is controversial as to whether or not Taoism is a religion or a philosophy. For the sake of simplicity, Laozi will be listed here too.[[/note]]



* Moses

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* MosesMoses (Important figure to all Abrahamic religions and founder of Ancient Judaism)



* UsefulNotes/TheProphetMuhammad

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* UsefulNotes/TheProphetMuhammadUsefulNotes/TheProphetMuhammad (Founded Islam)



* UsefulNotes/ThePope

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* UsefulNotes/ThePopeUsefulNotes/ThePope (Head of all Catholicism)



* Pythagoras (founded his own cult)

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* Pythagoras (founded (Founded his own cult)



* UsefulNotes/TheRulersOfNorthKorea (revered as gods by their people)

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* UsefulNotes/TheRulersOfNorthKorea (revered (Revered as gods by their people)



* Haile Selassie (worshipped as a deity by Rastafarians, though not with his approval)
* Joseph Smith

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* Haile Selassie (worshipped (Worshipped as a deity by Rastafarians, though not with his approval)
* Joseph SmithSmith (Founded Mormonism or LDS movement)


* UsefulNotes/KingHenryVIII (founded Anglicanism)

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* UsefulNotes/KingHenryVIII UsefulNotes/HenryVIII (founded Anglicanism)



* UsefulNotes/{{Lord Jesus Christ}}

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* UsefulNotes/{{Lord Jesus Christ}}UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}}


* UsefulNotes/{{LordJesusChrist}}

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* UsefulNotes/{{LordJesusChrist}}UsefulNotes/{{Lord Jesus Christ}}


* UsefulNotes/HenryVIII (founded Anglicanism)

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* UsefulNotes/HenryVIII UsefulNotes/KingHenryVIII (founded Anglicanism)



* UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}}

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* UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}}UsefulNotes/{{LordJesusChrist}}

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